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Newbie-Mate
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    • What's the point of the minority attack?

      An instructive moment from a recent game. What should white not play next? (Edit: the editor won't let me make paragraph breaks today for some reason. Sorry about that!) Why is it a mistake? We should go back to see what the minority attack i... | Read More

      • Flatfish
      • | Aug 26, 2014
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    • Julian's chess the new variant(part 2) tactics

      Read part 1 for the rules So what's wrong with Nxf4?   mate in 2 Qg6+ Kh8 Qg7# ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ White to move and win. --------------------------------------------------... | Read More

    • The side effects of studying the openings wrong (part 2)

      This is the continuation of my opening series - the first blog can be found here:http://www.chess.com/blog/linlaoda/overemphasizing-the-importance-of-openings-part-1?ncc=1#first_new_comment In this issue I would like to discuss the consequences o... | Read More

      • linlaoda
      • | Aug 25, 2014
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    • Jurnalul Prieteniei

      Motto:,,Un prieten adevarat iti stie slabiciunile,dar iti arata calitatile,iti simte temerile,dar iti intareste credinta,iti cunoaste ingrijorarile,dar iti elibereaza spiritul,iti recunoaste defectele,dar iti subliniaza posibilitatile.''William Ar... | Read More

    • Studying the Classics: 1889 WCC

      Good time of day to you my chess friends, While I know it has been quite some time since I last updated any interesting material on this blog that was not related to some recent tournament in which I competed, I would like to return to more study... | Read More


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  • Fool's Mate

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    Fool's mate, also known as the "two-move checkmate," is the quickest possible checkmate in the game of chess. One example consists of the moves leading to the position shown... There are eight slight variations on the pattern — White might p... Read More »

  • scholar's mate on f7,f2

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    Scholar's mate is easy to remember-1.e4 e5 2.Qh5 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.Qxf7#. Is it easy to defend? Yes! Come back on 'More Ways To Win'. This is a bad opening, don't play it. It's only for beginners. Read More »

  • Mating Patterns

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    Hi! This is Chessking47 (or CK47) writing about Mating Patterns. First, Anastasia's Mate.              I hope you enjoyed that cute mate. Now, the mate can be applied more strikingly. Combine decoy and clearance sacrifice. ... Read More »

  • endgame positions

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    Most endgame positions are tough.You should play easy endgames first.2 rook  or 2 queens are the easiest.More difficult is Q&K mate and the rook and king mate.Even more tough is the pawn and king mate.This is the last and the difficultest par... Read More »

  • Checkmate

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    Checkmate (frequently shortened to mate) is a situation in chess in which one player's king is in check and there is no way to remove that threat; it is a check from which there is no legal move to remove check through either capturing the pie... Read More »